How to write a linkedin summary

How to Write a LinkedIn Summary: Examples and Tips

The LinkedIn summary section is often under-utilized by LinkedIn users. Many leave it completely blank or type in a short tagline better suited for the LinkedIn headline or a resume summary. But whether you’re using LinkedIn to find a job, market your business, or build your professional brand, the summary section is important real estate. Whereas […]

How do recruiters find you on LinkedIn? You need an optimized profile.

The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is where motivated professionals come together and recruiters know it. 87% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet job candidates, more than all other major social media networks combined. If you’re serious about your job search, simply having a LinkedIn profile is not enough. To get found by recruiters on LinkedIn, you must cut through […]

Social media can kill your job search

Social Media Doesn’t Cost People Jobs, People Cost People Jobs

Social media has put a lot of people’s jobs at risk. Celebrities have been getting fired thanks to their use of social media: Roseanne Barr from the sitcom named after her, James Gunn from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3. Social media can even keep us from getting the job in the first place, such […]

Should I include typing speed/wpm, my street address, my LinkedIn profile on my resume?

FAQ: Should I Include It On My Resume?

We answered some of the most commonly asked questions about what should and shouldn’t be added to your resume. Have more questions about what goes on your resume? Ask us on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter. Should I include all of my jobs on my resume? No. A resume is designed to market just how well […]

3 ways the executive job search is changing via Noelle Gross

Noelle Gross: 3 Ways the Executive Job Search is Changing

After spending years ascending the corporate ladder and building your professional reputation, the last thing you expect to find at the top is a difficult executive job search. The unfortunate truth is that at the highest level, the job market is smaller, the competition is fierce, and the search for executive jobs takes longer as […]

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

How to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job: A Great Profile Is Not Enough

There’s an old saying that goes something like, “A great website that is not promoted is like a billboard stored in your basement.” This sentiment reminds me of LinkedIn members who have strong profiles but are invisible. For those figuring out how to use LinkedIn to find a job, they must consider what a successful […]

Ask Recruiters: How to Nail Your Email Responses and Phone Interview

Receiving direct contact from a recruiter is an exciting part of the job search and a welcome break from rejection notices and non-responses. Out of hundreds of applicants or thousands of LinkedIn profiles, the recruiter decided you were one of the few worth reaching out to– congrats! The next step is to validate their instincts. […]

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9 Things Recruiters Expect from Your LinkedIn Profile

It’s not enough to throw together a LinkedIn profile, paste in some resume info, then leave it alone to somehow work its magic. You have to think about an important group of people using LinkedIn on a daily basis: Recruiters. 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to screen job candidates. This is what they expect when […]

The top 15 people to follow on LinkedIn.

Top 15 Career Coaches and Job Search Experts to Follow on LinkedIn

Maintaining a presence on LinkedIn is a vital part of any job search, whether you’re actively submitting resumes, hoping to attract recruiters, or keeping an eye out for new opportunities. Writing a great LinkedIn profile is the first step. To gain a further leg up, follow people dedicated to helping job seekers make the most […]